Category: Downeast Campus

Downeast Maine Tiny House Project Update – Tiny Home, Big Dream

OCTOBER 18, 2019 BY SUE Tiny Home, Big Dream Marlborough, MA – On October 7th, Assabet Valley Regional Technical High School hosted a press conference for our Tiny House Project. Representatives from each of the project’s partners, C.F. Adams, Maine Seacoast Mission, and Downeast Community Partners, were in attendance. Also, several local news stations attended…

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Downeast Table of Plenty – Come One, Come All

  ellsworthamerican.com Come one, come all October 18, 2019 by Johanna S. Billings on Arts & living, Lifestyle CHERRYFIELD — On Sunday afternoons, the Weald Bethel Community Center has the feel of an old-fashioned family dinner. People gather in the Maine Seacoast Mission’s community center off Route 1 to socialize, taking in the aromas coming…

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Mission Teams with Downeast Roots Group to Share Resources, Work Together

CHERRYFIELD, ME — Director of Service Programs Wendy Harrington recently announced the Mission’s collaboration with a new group called Downeast Roots; “a group of local organizations who promote each other’s work, share resources, and work together on projects for the benefit of our community,” according to the group web site. Other member groups are the…

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Tennis Tournament Raises $18K for EdGE Program

BAR HARBOR, ME — Thank you to everyone who helped, the in-kind and corporate sponsors; the volunteers and all the tennis players. The 15th Annual Open Tennis Tournament raised close to $18,000 for the EdGE program. Congratulations to Tournament champion R.H. Foster team. After being rained out on the appointed day, the Tournament kicked off…

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UM Cooperative Extension’s ‘Dining with Diabetes Down East’ at Weald Bethel

University of Maine Cooperative Extension to offer ‘Dining with Diabetes Down East’ Community Author: Tara Wood Post Date: September 6, 2019 2:26 pm Updated: September 8, 2019 3:02 pm Contact: tara.a.wood@maine.edu CHERRYFIELD — University of Maine Cooperative Extension will offer a free, four-week Dining with Diabetes Down East series beginning 3-5 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 3,…

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Buy a Machias Hannaford Bag, $1 Goes to the Mission Food Pantry

CHERRYFIELD, ME — Thanks to the Hannaford Helps Reusable Bag program, when people purchase a $2.50 reusable bag at the Machias Hannaford, the Mission Food Pantry receives one dollar. Thank you for your help. Wendy Harrington Maine Seacoast Mission Service Program Director ===== Hannaford Helps Reusable Bag Program Hello, It’s GO time! Today kicks off…

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Teens Learn to Grow Their Own Food

www.ellsworthamerican.com Teens learn to grow their own food August 15, 2019 on Education, News HARRINGTON — Last month at Narraguagus Junior/Senior High School, seven teens, assisted by teachers and community volunteers, were hard at work building a new garden on a corner of the campus. The effort was part of Teen Ag week. The six-day…

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Congregational Church of Cumberland – A Decade of Housing Rehab Volunteering

CHERRYFIELD, ME — Thank you to the Cumberland Crew from the Congregational Church of Cumberland Maine, with special thanks to retiring Senior Minister Diane Bennekamper. She has brought this group to help with the Housing Rehab Program for almost ten years! They have assisted many of our neighbors in Downeast Maine neighbors, helping them live…

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EdGE – Encourages Youth to Build Character, Self-Confidence

CHERRYFIELD, ME — EdGE (Ed Greaves Education) is Maine Seacoast Mission’s innovative youth development program for K-12 coastal Washington County students. Encourages youth to stay engaged in school, build character, improve academic performance, build self-confidence. Learn all about EdGE.

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